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Iraq PM unharmed after 'failed assassination attempt" by drone

Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi said he was "fine" and called for "calm and restraint" after a drone attack early November 7, 2021, on his residence in Baghdad's Green Zone. (Photo: Eliot BLONDET / POOL / AFP)
BAGHDAD — Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi was "unharmed" in a "failed assassination attempt" after a drone attack on his official residence Sunday night, his office said. اضافة اعلان

"A drone tried to target the residence" of the premier, who was not injured, his office said in a statement.

Earlier, two security sources confirmed the attack, which came as several hundred supporters of pro-Iranian groups protested near the entrance of the Green Zone against the results of general elections on October 10. 

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